Baden 1840 ducat Fr-152

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Ponterio sale 168, lot 40118
photo courtesy Stack's-Bowers LLC

This specimen was lot 40118 in Ponterio sale 168 (Philadelphia, August 2012), where it sold for $3,172. The catalog description[1] noted, "GERMANY. Baden. Ducat, 1840. NGC MS-62." The SCWC divides the Badener ducats of 1832-42 into two types (KM 201 and KM 208) but Friedberg lumps them together. All dates are rare.

Recorded mintage: 2,044.

Specification: 3.66 g, .938 fine gold, .110 troy oz AGW.

Catalog reference: Fr-152; KM-208.


  • Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 9th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2019.
  • Friedberg, Arthur L. and Ira S. Friedberg, Gold Coins of the World, From Ancient Times to the Present, 9th ed., Clifton, NJ: Coin and Currency Institute, 2017.
  • [1]Ponterio, Richard, Ponterio sale 168: The Official ANA Auction, Irvine, CA: Stack's Bowers LLC, 2012.

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